AT the turn of the century, Glynn David Cohen purchased and restored a Renaissance villa in Tuscany, once owned by the Machiavelli family. Niccolo Machiavelli is believed to have written The Prince while resident at Villa Mangiacane. Now, after successfully...
A new regime of US sanctions has just been signed into law, opening a fresh front in the increasingly polarised political debate in Zimbabwe. Critics say they hurt the economy, while supporters say the...
Late in 2017, Harry Greaves, executive director of Prospect Resources, got a call from the Ministry of Mines. The Government wanted to know how Arcadia Mine, a lithium project that had up to that point been...
The MDC's bold plan to join Southern African customs and currency blocs has implications beyond Zimbabwe's borders, write Catherine Grant Makokera and Brian Mureverwi IF it came off, a proposal by Zimbabwe’s official opposition to join the oldest customs union...
ZIMBABWE lost over 1 million jobs over the last four years, according to official statistics which contradict the ruling ZANU-PF party’s employment creation claims. The Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency’s (Zimstat) 2017 inter-censal demographic survey shows that the country’s economically active...
JSE-listed construction firm Raubex will be the primary contractor on the $241 million Beitbridge border upgrade, South Africa’s Business Day has reported. Early this year, the Zimbabwe government handed the border modernisation concession to Zimborders, a consortium of local and...
Canadian mining group the Caledonia Mining Corporation has entered into a memorandum of understanding meant to help it regain control of its Zimbabwe-based subsidiary Blanket Mine. It had to cede shareholder control of the mine in 2012 when it complied...
ZIMBABWE tobacco sales have reached 220 million kg, the highest since land reform began and the second highest output of all time. A total of 221,829,400 kg had been sold on auction and contract by Tuesday, according to Zimbabwe Tobacco...
LAST week, the Post and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) and the Ministry of ICT and Cyber Security announced an almost 60 percent reduction in out-of-bundle mobile data. This was welcomed as a progressive move that would promote Internet...
For the last 6 months, I have been working in Zimbabwe in my role as international consultant to the China Railway Group to understand how infrastructure and related trade projects under China’s ”One Belt One Road” can help the...
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